COVID-19 Notes: August 10

A crisis like COVID-19 is not something that cannot be managed in a country. It can be, provided there is the will and direction from the government to rally its people.

National Clinical Registry for COVID-19 in India

A well-implemented registry can preserve patient anonymity and also present a picture of the country’s health without lag that runs into months, weeks or years. It can be done, but that does not mean it will be done, if recent experience is anything to go by.

Quo Vadis, India?

Whether you like the way things are playing out or not, what is abundantly clear is that the India of the first 65-odd years of it is existence is now a thing of the past.

India’s COVID-19 Story

I am fairly certain that India will be one of the last countries to get the pandemic under control and our best-case-scenario is early 2021 for this. Considering that we were one of the last big countries to get hit by it, it should give us a good idea of how badly we have fared at doing this.

Faith

We thrive in our certainties. That whatever we own is ours. That our physical, mental abilities are things we somehow deserve or have somehow earned. Our civilization will fall apart if people stop identifying with all of that. Even though, there is a case to be made that the same thing also leads to a lot of our problems.

Get An Access Point

Most residential-grade routers will allow you to connect about 50 devices at the most by design. But, the reality is that most of these devices start to struggle once they have more than 10-12 devices connected to them at the same time.

Housekeeping

Trying to rekindle an old passion called writing. And changing the website here to a more personal one.